Survival in the desert podcast

Posted by Outings Officer on Thursday, 9th of September, 2021

Listen and learn from this amazing story of survival on ABC radio "Conversations". Walking with a group is so important.

Stranded - what Claire learned from falling when out hiking alone

Queensland border update - link regularly UPDATED

Posted by Maria Bowdler on Monday, 12th of July, 2021

Restrictions Update - Queensland Government. Link regularly UPDATED

Posted by Maria Bowdler on Saturday, 3rd of July, 2021

For information on all restrictions and easing of restrictions click on the following:  Restrictions in place for Queensland.

Qld and NSW National Parks & forests alerts, closures and more

Posted by Maria Bowdler on Monday, 5th of April, 2021

Be sure to check National Parks alerts and other sources before heading out on the tracks.

Qld National Parks alerts

NSW National Parks alerts

Need to brush up on your bushwalking skills?

Posted by Maria Bowdler on Monday, 1st of February, 2021


There's nothing like going bush with reliable and experienced bushwalkers to brush up on your skills not to mention the social benefits!  To help you on the way here are two websites offering thorough guidelines to restart or start your bush adventures.


  • The Bushwalking Manual: Information and guidelines for safe and enjoyable bushwalking in Australia is published by Bushwalking Victoria, and provides one of the best guides to safe bushwalking in Australia. You can find it at:
  • If you are new to bushwalking, and indeed if you need a refresher or have relative novices in your group, the National Parks Association of NSW Bushwalking 101 website is also of great help. You can find this at:

COVID Safe Plan for Bushwalking Adventures Qld Inc.

Posted by Maria Bowdler on Friday, 4th of September, 2020

The committee has adopted a COVID Safe Plan for BAQ club activities - see the full document at the bottom of the Home page

This allows more than 10 to participate in club activities as long as they have registered on the club's website and as long as all the requirements outlined in the plan are adhered to.